Associate Professor Marianne Smith, PhD, RN, FAAN, was recently informed that Iowa’s Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) grant has been funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
University of Iowa Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student Brittany Hamm, BSN, RN, has been selected as an American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) Board of Directors Student Scholar.
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) recently announced that Keela Herr, PhD, RN, AGSF, FGSA, FAAN, Kelting professor in nursing and associate dean for faculty at the University of Iowa College of Nursing, is the recipient of the 2019 Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award. This award is presented to a GSA member who has a record of outstanding and sustained contribution to geriatric nursing research.
Shalome Tonelli, PhD, RN, instructional track lecturer at University of Iowa College of Nursing, has been accepted to the distinguished Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program at the Parkinson’s Foundation.
Millions of Americans are affected by mental health conditions every year. Iowa’s citizens are certainly not immune; however, University of Iowa College of Nursing Professor Virginia (Ginny) Conley is doing her part to improve the health care provision and lives of those with severe mental illness (SMI) such as a psychotic disorder, bipolar disorder, or major depressive disorder.
Evolving curricula meet the shifting needs of the higher education, employment market
By Tom Snee | Office of Strategic Communication | 5/13/2019
Creating a dental mold is always a time-consuming and uncomfortable process for patients who need a cap or a crown, and the gooey substance used to make the impression tastes bad.
Addressing a mental health care crisis
With a passion for gerontological nursing, registered nurse Darcy Eibs knew she might someday want to further her education. The key, however, was finding a program that would not only allow her to remain in Laurel, Iowa, but also be flexible enough to accommodate her hectic schedule as a full-time nurse. Enter the University of Iowa’s RN-BSN program, which provides access to baccalaureate education for nurses throughout the state.
The UI Faculty Senate for the 2019-20 academic year held its first meeting on Tuesday, listening to open remarks from their new president Sandra Daack-Hirsch and results of officer elections.
By Katie Ann McCarver | The Daily Iowan | 4/24/2019
College of Nursing Dean Emeritus Geraldene Felton has been selected to receive the University of Iowa’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award.